David M Licurse

Sunnyvale CA:  David M. Licurse, 80, passed away surrounded by his loving family, July 14, in El Camino Hospital, Mountain View CA.  David was born in Oyster Bay Long Island, NY a son of the late Frank and Rose (Ilvento) Licurse.  He was a member of Our Lady of Peace in Santa Clara, CA. and Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph’s Church in Albion, NY. David received his MBA from the U of R and was employed at Xerox for 24 years, retiring in 1994.  After retirement, David was involved with several start up companies.  He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Kenneth D. Bailey (DDR-713) a Gearing-class destroyer.


Predeceased by siblings: Joseph (Nellie) Licurse, Virginia (Clark) Cheney, and Rose (Chuck) Zicari.  David is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Patricia (Maloney) Licurse; children, David Licurse Jr., Debbie Licurse and Denise Licurse; grandchildren, Gabrielle, Stephanie Licurse Austin and Gabriel Licurse; great-grandchildren, Justin Austin Jr., Isaiah Austin and Naeveh Austin; brother, Frank Licurse; sister, Christine Licurse; several nieces, nephews, brothers & sisters-in-law, cousins


The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Avenue, Albion, on Monday July 22, from 4:00-8:00.  David’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Parish/St. Joseph’s Church on Tuesday July 23, at 10:30am.  Interment with military honors will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in David’s name may be made to MDS Foundation, Inc. www.mds-foundation.org, Peace-It-Together Counseling, peace-it-together.org, American Heart Association, www.Heart.org, or American Lung Association, Lung.org